Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Cross And Cast Off

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CROSS AND CAST OFF (J4x32) 4C set P J Clark

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast 1 place, cross down LH to bottom and cast up round 4s to 3rd place own sides while...
2s stand for 2 bars, step up, cross RH and cast into 2nd place while...
3s stand for 4 bars, set and dance up to top place
9-16 1s set, dance up to top and cast down to give partner LH and 1st corners RH while...
2s cross down LH to bottom, cast up round 4s to 3rd place, set and dance up to top place while...
3s cross RH, cast 1 place, cross down LH to bottom and cast up round 4s to 3rd place
17-24 1s Balance-in-Line with 1st corners, ½ turn corners, Balance-in-Line, ½ turn corners to end in centre facing opposite sides
25-32 1s set in double triangle formation with 2s+3s, cast down 1 place on opposite sides to end in centre facing own sides, 1s set in double triangle formation with 3s 4s, 1s cast to bottom on own sides

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)



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